Most high-schoolers say they have been taught about the First Amendment, and a report says such instruction has significantly increased the number of students who support the rights and protections covered by the amendment. Emily Chamlee-Wright, president and CEO of the Institute for Humane Studies, writes in this article about the importance of "First Amendment Thinking" and the key role that teachers play in helping students become informed citizens.
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